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Forum: Politics 25-12-2010, 02:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tubtui
Instead of punishing those with poor dental...

Instead of punishing those with poor dental hygiene, they could reward those who take good care of their teeth.

I see the dentist once or twice a year which officially counts as "taking care of my...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 23:53
Replies: 580
Views: 28,575
Posted By Tubtui
"After the attack that happened on the 2nd of...

"After the attack that happened on the 2nd of November, the father called the ambulance and the victim was saved."

T-Online only mentioned the Westphalen Blatt in the sentence before when they...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 23:30
Replies: 580
Views: 28,575
Posted By Tubtui
It's in German, which is why I didn't post it to...

It's in German, which is why I didn't post it to begin with as I don't expect many people here to understand...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 22:58
Replies: 580
Views: 28,575
Posted By Tubtui
There seems to be more to the case. According to...

There seems to be more to the case. According to a couple of German news sites the daughter was summoned to the police to give a statement on the relationship between her and the 57 year old man...
Forum: General Discussion 16-12-2010, 22:10
Replies: 580
Views: 28,575
Posted By Tubtui
Contrary to the Telegraph several German news...

Contrary to the Telegraph several German news sites report that the father himself called an ambulance after castrating the man. That detail will probably be the reason why it won't be treated as an...
Forum: Football 07-12-2010, 02:32
Replies: 84
Views: 4,345
Posted By Tubtui
In 2022 hordes of journalists will be present in...

In 2022 hordes of journalists will be present in Qatar and the whole world will be watching them. I doubt they are very keen on getting bad press.

In my opinion sport events, be it the Olympics or...
Forum: Football 05-12-2010, 01:31
Replies: 54
Views: 1,872
Posted By Tubtui
Russia is certainly European. I don't think...

Russia is certainly European. I don't think anyone would have argued about that before the rise of communism. It might be an Iron Curtain mentality as in those years it was them vs. us and they were...
Forum: Football 04-12-2010, 02:20
Replies: 37
Views: 2,116
Posted By Tubtui
It's likely that Italy and Germany wanted Russia...

It's likely that Italy and Germany wanted Russia to win. According to Berlusconi the Italians supported the Russian bid from the start. The German FA backed their bid too and some German news sources...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2010, 00:32
Replies: 98
Views: 2,555
Posted By Tubtui
I'm happy for Russia. It's about time that an...

I'm happy for Russia. It's about time that an Eastern European country gets to host the World Cup. The media here has been saying from the start that it will be a close call between England and...
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2010, 16:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By Tubtui
Hehe :p Those 23.1% don't seem to be very active...

Hehe :p

Those 23.1% don't seem to be very active on the forum though.
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2010, 15:50
Replies: 64
Views: 3,989
Posted By Tubtui
Schuhmacher isn't that widespread. I just checked...

Schuhmacher isn't that widespread. I just checked and it's ranked 71st of the most common surnames in Germany.
The most common are Müller (equivalent to the English Miller) and Schmidt/Schmitz which...
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2010, 14:59
Replies: 27
Views: 905
Posted By Tubtui
Something I haven't yet figured out about the UK...

Something I haven't yet figured out about the UK and the monarchy is the role of the Armed Forces. I have read before that the Queen is Commander-in-Chief and that the armed forces have to pledge...
Forum: Politics 12-11-2010, 01:51
Replies: 62
Views: 2,474
Posted By Tubtui
Switzerland is not as independent or isolated as...

Switzerland is not as independent or isolated as some seem to think.

http://eeas.europa.eu/switzerland/index_en.htm


Additionally the Swiss people in a 2005 referendum voted in favour of joining...
Forum: Football 05-11-2010, 19:02
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By Tubtui
The headlines I recently read: "England accusing...

The headlines I recently read:

"England accusing Russia..."
"Russia accusing England..."
"England accusing Spain/Portugal..."
"Spain/Portugal accusing England..."
"England accusing FIFA..."

My...
Forum: Politics 28-10-2010, 00:39
Replies: 1,130
Views: 40,038
Posted By Tubtui
Merkel's plan is to get tougher on forced...

Merkel's plan is to get tougher on forced marriages.

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,6158486,00.html

This step is not surprising as it was already an issue she brought up before she gave her...
Forum: Politics 18-10-2010, 18:25
Replies: 1,130
Views: 40,038
Posted By Tubtui
Well, she is the head of the Christian Democratic...

Well, she is the head of the Christian Democratic Union and the daughter of a Lutheran pastor, so that's hardly surprising.

She is going back on what she said a few weeks ago though when the German...
Forum: General Discussion 17-10-2010, 17:38
Replies: 278
Views: 22,893
Posted By Tubtui
I've talked to some Americans who after asking me...

I've talked to some Americans who after asking me where I come from pointed out: "ah Germany, my family came from there". I think it's just a way to find something we might have in common.

A bit...
Forum: Politics 17-10-2010, 16:40
Replies: 1,130
Views: 40,038
Posted By Tubtui
The thing about 1st generation Turks in Germany...

The thing about 1st generation Turks in Germany is that they came as guest workers and so thought they'd at some point return to Turkey. I can give you my own family history as an example as my...
Forum: Politics 17-10-2010, 15:00
Replies: 1,130
Views: 40,038
Posted By Tubtui
Immigrants with permanent residence who have...

Immigrants with permanent residence who have lived in Germany for 8 years can apply for German citizenship. So those who came here as Gastarbeiter in the 60s or 70s could have gotten a German...
Forum: Politics 17-10-2010, 02:51
Replies: 1,130
Views: 40,038
Posted By Tubtui
I doubt she'll propose anything. She has lost the...

I doubt she'll propose anything. She has lost the majority in the Bundesrat a few months back so any kind of law she proposes on that matter is bound to fail in the first round. I think that's why...
Forum: General Discussion 15-10-2010, 00:48
Replies: 102
Views: 7,446
Posted By Tubtui
Actually it's said that 1 glass of red wine a day...

Actually it's said that 1 glass of red wine a day is good for the heart....
Forum: General Discussion 15-10-2010, 00:30
Replies: 102
Views: 7,446
Posted By Tubtui
Is she drinking red...

Is she drinking red wine?



http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6195220.stm?lspan
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-10-2010, 15:07
Replies: 3,142
Views: 99,876
Posted By Tubtui
In case anyone is interested: the Eurovision Song...

In case anyone is interested:
the Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Düsseldorf in 2011. Just heard it on the radio on my way home. (I live in Düsseldorf)

Berlin hosts other events in the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2010, 23:31
Replies: 2,738
Views: 51,209
Posted By Tubtui
In the 60s some people thought that wearing a bra...

In the 60s some people thought that wearing a bra was an oppression of women. They used to burn them as a sign of female liberation. Today most women wear bras anyway and teenage girls are taught...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2010, 22:23
Replies: 2,738
Views: 51,209
Posted By Tubtui
If Berlusconi could he'd make all women run...

If Berlusconi could he'd make all women run around naked. Well, maybe only the young pretty ones.
It's well known that he is a sexist pig so I don't buy he is doing it to strengthen women's rights...
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